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... at El Jem today. It was amazing! That's now two Roman stadium and/or coliseums I've visited in the past week. This one had gladiator battles and Christian executions and could seat 35,000 people. It is one of the most intact coliseums and about the fourth ...
... Carthage, the Bardo, Grand Erg Oriental
Country Population (most current available) 10,937,521
Country Population in 1900: N/A
Average Life Expectancy of Males: 73.6 Females: 77.7
National Unemployment Rate: 15.20%
Country Literacy Rate: 79.1%
Country Murder Rate: N/A
Crude Birth Rate: 17.4
Crude Death Rate: 5.7
National Infant Mortality Rate: 14
... President of the Republic of Tunisia from July 1957 to November 1987. In 1934, at the age of 31, he co-founded the Neo Destour party which spearheaded the Tunisian movement for independence from France. Despite being arrested and exiled a number of times he continued to pursue a nationalist agenda. Following the country's independence on the 20th of March 1956, Bourguiba abolished the monarchy, ...
... arena. Since there was no readily available water supply naval battles were never staged in the arena.
Until the 17th century it remained more or less in tact. From then on its stones were used for building the nearby village of El Djem and transported to the Great Mosque in Kairouan. During struggles with the Ottomans, the ruling Turks used cannons to flush rebel dissidents out of their hiding places in the amphitheatre.
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... have been excavated from houses and villas in the region and displayed in the the Bardo Museum in Tunis and the Sousse Archaeologucal Museum.
From Roman Empire to Suleiman Empire and French Protectorate
By the mid-7th century it was under eastern Roman control. During the next 200 years, Hadrumentum became the primary sea port of the Suleiman dynasty and was renamed Sūsa. They began building the ribat (see below) in 821, as a ...